All five Hapag-Lloyd Cruises ships have received the highest scores in Insight Guides Cruising & Cruise Ships, formerly known as Berlitz Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships.
All five luxury and expedition ships of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises have received the highest scores in this year’s Insight Guides Cruising & Cruise Ships. They were the only ships in the world to be awarded five stars by the former Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships. This achievement earns Hapag-Lloyd Cruises the coveted title of Best Fleet Worldwide.
Due to the global pandemic, the Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships guidebook has been on pause since 2019. Now, the renowned cruise ship and cruise experience guidebook returns under a new name. Insight Guides Cruising & Cruise Ships. The 39th edition of the independent cruise guidebook is the result of meticulous evaluations of hundreds of ships and cruise lines worldwide and confirms Hapag-Lloyd Cruises as the world’s premier ships.
In the category of small ships with 251 to 750 passengers, EUROPA 2 takes the top spot with the highest score of all reviews, earning the title of the Top-Rated Cruise Ship in the World, with her sister ship MS EUROPA close behind. And the expedition ship the HANSEATIC spirit claimed the top spot among boutique ships with 50 to 250 guests, followed closely by the identical expedition newbuilds, the HANSEATIC inspiration and the HANSEATIC nature.
“The recognition of the daily efforts of the crews on board and on land, their dedication to exceptional quality and excellence brings me great joy and pride. At the same time, it serves as motivation for the future,” says Julian Pfitzner, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.